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Boys, 13, charged over Peterhead assault seen on social media

Two boys have been charged following an assault on another youngster in Aberdeenshire which was shown on social media.

Police Scotland said the 13-year-olds were arrested and charged in connection with the incident in Peterhead.

They will be reported to the Youth Justice Management Unit.

Sgt Alex Carle said: "Incidents of this nature are distressing to watch and we have been in regular contact with the youngster involved and his family."

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